PrefaceChapter 1. The Pleasure and the FreedomChapter 2. The Corpus ItselfChapter 3. The Magic PlasticChapter 4. To Find a YachtChapter 5. The Search ContinuesChapter 6. Three Sailing YachtsChapter 7. The RigChapter 8. How to Make Big Sails SmallChapter 9. Spinnakers, Light-Weather Sails, and More on Sail HandlingChapter 10. One Man's Sail InventoryChapter 11. Planning the TripChapter 12. The Anchor GameChapter 13. The Practice of AnchoringChapter 14. Self-SteeringChapter 15. Can You Be Seen at Night?Chapter 16. Storm Management 1: Heaving To and Lying AhullChapter 17. Storm Management 2: Running OffChapter 18. Storm Management 3: Deploying a Sea AnchorChapter 19. Storm Management 4: Deploying a Stern DrogueChapter 20. Managing Without RefrigerationChapter 21. What Does World Cruising Cost?Chapter 22. The Cruising Engine: Necessity or Monster?Chapter 23. Schooling at SeaChapter 24. Heat and CookingChapter 25. Nine IdeasChapter 26. The Dinghy ProblemChapter 27. Questions and AnswersChapter 28. Foreign PaperworkChapter 29. The Dream and the RealityNotesGlossaryAcknowledgmentsIndex
Hal Roth has raced around the world singlehanded in the BOC Challenges of 1986 - 87 and 1990 - 91. He has crossed the Pacific five times, the Atlantic eleven times, and has rounded Cape Horn three times. In all he has logged 200,000 miles. He is the author of ten books of high adventure, including After 50,000 Miles, Two Against Cape Horn, Two on a Big Ocean, and Always a Distant Anchorage, which rank among the true classics of voyaging literature. A veteran journalist, Roth has written 400 articles for magazines.